The Keen Pipe Smoker

JOSHUA CHARLES ARMITAGE Also known as IONICUS (1913-1998)

The Keen Pipe Smoker

c. 1950 United Kingdom

Offered by Sarah Colegrave

£360 gbp
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Joshua Charles Armitage was a popular 20th century illustrator and cartoonist working for many magazine and producing numerous book illustrations and cover designs. He was born in Hoylake, Cheshire and studied at Liverpool School of Art. He took the pen name Ionicus for his first cartoon, which was published in Punch, 24 March 1944. Over the following 40 years he contributed 358 drawings to the magazine. As a book illustrator he work on over 50 Wodehouse titles.
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Height 16.00 cm (6.30 inches)
Width 23.00 cm (9.06 inches)
External Height 33.00 cm (12.99 inches)
External Width 40.00 cm (15.75 inches)
Stock Code
1881
Medium
Pen and ink heightened with white
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Sarah Colegrave

Sarah Colegrave
London

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